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St. Mother Theodore statue blessed on cathedral grounds

By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — St. Mother Theodore Guérin was honored on Jan. 6 with the blessing of a statue placed in the location where the Catholic school she […]

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John Gaughan retires with 57 years of service to Catholic schools

By Kay Cozad FORT WAYNE — Eighty-two-year-old John Gaughan lives by faith. “Faith describes me,” he says, adding, “without it I wouldn’t be anything.” And faith is what led him […]

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Rodriguez to offer Project Rachel outreach to the Hispanic community

By Diane Freeby SOUTH BEND — As Project Rachel is rejuvenated in the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese, the Office of Family Life is making sure the program is available to […]

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Installation of Bishop Kevin Rhoades Solemn vespers, installation services updated

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend announced Jan. 4 everyone is welcome to attend the special installation services of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades as the ninth bishop of the local […]

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Bishop D’Arcy celebrates Mass of thanks for years of episcopacy

By Karen Clifford SOUTH BEND — On the morning of Jan. 3, Bishop John M. D’Arcy received a phone call from his sister asking about the inclement weather she had […]

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Christmas luncheon honors seminarians

FORT WAYNE — The Fort Wayne Serra Club sponsored a luncheon to honor the seminarians of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend on Dec. 29. The Serra Club has sponsored […]

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Declining revenue, 2010 election set stage for short legislative session says ICC director

By Brigid Curtis Ayer INDIANAPOLIS — “Short, but not necessarily sweet,” says Glenn Tebbe, Indiana Catholic Conference’s executive director. “That is the general consensus among state lawmakers who headed back […]

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Father Tom O’Connor 2010 Light of Christ Award:

Encouraging the next generation of servants FORT WAYNE — St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, in cooperation with the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, is now accepting nominations for the […]

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Decatur parish blesses new gymnasium

By Tim Johnson DECATUR — After an escorted tour with Father David Voors, pastor, to bless the new gymnasium at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish and St. Joseph School […]

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Angel Tree program connects children to the parent in prison

By Lauren Caggiano FORT WAYNE — For more than 100 children in the area, there will be one less person at the Christmas dinner table due to incarceration. However, thanks […]

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From pastor to rector to bishop, Bishop Rhoades explains priesthood

By Tim Johnson HARRISBURG, Pa. — In this Year for Priests promulgated by Pope Benedict XVI, it is easily discerned that priestly formation is a high priority with Bishop Kevin […]

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Papal honors conferred on monsignors, Knight of St. Gregory

By Tim Johnson FORT WAYNE — Parishioners, religious, friends and families filled the pews of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Dec. 10 in a solemn vespers service to […]